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15 States Americans Don't Want To Live In Anymore

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3. The Nitty-Gritty About Alaska
Alaska, by contrast, is the largest state in the United States. However, the population is approximately 731,500. This makes Alaska the least densely populated state in the country, at 1.3 residents per square mile.

Even with an already sparse population, Alaska ranks No. 5 on the top 10 list for outbound moves. Newsweek reports: "Many of those fleeing are young people looking for jobs, starting college or entering the military. But older people are increasingly leaving Alaska, too, especially residents over the age of 50."